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in the white house and the response of african-americans worldwide to the vacation. >> since peggy did mention the contributors, could we have them just stand right now? those who are here? we have laurie and didier and donna and we are going to invite them a little later in the program to say something about what this experience has meant to them and what motivated them to write to us because what we have found over the course of the last two months since the book was published that we've developed a network, sisterhood we call the dtm sisterhood network and its comprised of these 100 women who contributed to this outstanding work and historic work as peggy mentioned, and so we want you to know them a little bit better as well and so we will have them say something has you go through the program. but we want to tell you a little bit about what motivated us to write this book and how we got started on it. we will talk perhaps about the leader in the q&a because this has been a passion of hours for ten years, the uncrowned queen is institute and maybe i will say a word about the mission. the mi
in november with an extraordinary panel of eminent historians. peggy no-- i thought it was important to bring it you, again, now as we look back at the president's first year. also on the show a battle you might never have heard of. the battle of wanat. if you care about the u.s.' involvement in afghanistan you'll want to learn all about it. many say it encapsulated many of the problems that america faces in the world at large. the best military report and military expert in the country tom ricks joins me to tell you about it. >>> while most of the focus of the nation and this show is on the hot spots around the world, what about the rest of the world? we'll talk to the famous scholar, kishore mahbubahni of singapore to get a different perspective on the world. let's get started. >>> all day long on cable, news talk shows we hear about how president obama is doing. on fox some say he's a socialist who's trying to indoctrinate our children, even as he mortgages their future. on msnbc he is the lonely hero fighting to give help to the sick, employ the jobless and end racism in our time. here on
and the obama agenda, with us e.j. dionne, bbc world news america katty kay, peggy noonan and nbc news white house correspondent chuck todd. in our "meet the press" minute, january 1976, another time of economic turmoil presidential candidate senator lloyd benson offers practical advice to then president gerald ford on his upcoming state of the union address. >> we should be creating opportunity, what the people are looking for in this country is return of self confidence. >>> first, senior white house adviser jalry jarrett. welcome back to the program, to "meet the press." >> thank you. it's a pleasure to be here. >> there is news that i wanted to ask you about. osama bin dad laden has cut another video, is that his voice and is it striking that he appears back in charge of calling the the shots on running operations for al qaeda? >> we have no independent confirmation that that is his voice but let's look at it. the fact of the matter is he is a murderer, has attacked americans and he has killed more muslims than any other group in the region. the president is committed to going after al q
-time pulitzer prize winner and author of biographies on lyndon johnson. peggy noonan, "wall street journal" columnist and writer who authored many of ronald reagan's greatest speeches. not to mention five bestselling books. wallster isaacson, one-time chairman and ceo of this network, cnn and the author of great biographies. among them benjamin franklin and henry kissinger. "new york times" editor and author of a new book "the death of conservatism." welcome to all of you. let me first begin with the poll numbers. one year into his presidency, what i'm struck on, i was looking at this historical polls and he's roughly where reagan was and a little bit ahead actually of clinton. behind both bushes. 41 because of the collapse of the soviet union and 43 because of 9/11. they are all lower than eisenhower and kennedy. who were in the high 60s and low 70s. is that about watergate? is that about the media? is that about a different partisan climate? or were eisenhower and kennedy an exceptional bipartisan moment in american history? >> i do think that poisonous partisan atmosphere, media environ
with an extraordinary panel of eminent historians. peggy noonan, robert carol, nell irving painter. a terrific conversation. i thought it was important to bring it to you again now as we look back at the president's first year. also on the show, a battle you may never have heard of. you will want to learn all about it. many say it encapsulated many of the problems that america faces in the war at large. the best military report, military expert in the country, tom bricks, joins me to tell you about it. while much of the focus of the nation and the show is on the hotspots around the world, what about the rest of the world? we will talk with the famous international writer and scholar of singapore to get a very different perspective on the world. let's get started. >>> all day long on cable, news talk shows, we hear about how president obama's doing. on fox, some say he's a socialist trying tune doctrine eight our children even as he mortgages their future. on msnbc, the lonely hero fighting to give help to the sick and employ the jobless and end racism in our time. and here on cnn, i'm on cnn,
-old little girl from haiti that now has a family and a place to call home. as peg peg reports -- peggy fox reports, they will have to come home. >> reporter: raising three children is not going to get easy. >> she plays with us a lot, she's very silly. a little stubborn that she has a toy that she wants. and some of that could be ugly. >> reporter: they have been trying to adopt her since she was an infant at an orphanage at port-au-prince. because of the birth certificate being missing, they held her up. then the earthquake struck. >> it's an amazing moment. there has been such blessings, not just for us, but for thefplt >> reporter: thanks to the easing of the u.s. policy, she was able to join her new family, including brothers, matthis, and jonas. >> reporter: they have become interested in adopting a child from haiti because of christy's mother who worked as a missionary in haiti in two years. >> i only know she was abandoned. so probably, including to take one more child and to leave her where she knew she would get a good, had a good chance at a better life. >> reporter: they have no
't matter. >>> coming up a little later, peggy noonan and eugene robinson will be here. >>> and when we come back, a look at mika's must-read opinion pages. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. >>> my name is scott brown. and i'm running for the united states senate. this is my truck. i put a lot of miles on it during this campaign. wherever i go, people tell me they're concerned about the path our country is on. spending is out of control. government keeps getting bigger and bigger. it's time for a new direction. i love this old truck. it's brought me closer to the people of this state. and i want to speak for them as their next united states senator. i'm scott brown and i approve this message because it's time we end business as usual in washington. >> hey, dad. >> martha knows the struggles massachusetts working families face because she's lived those struggles. she's fought for the people of massachusetts every single day. as attorney general, she took on wall street and recovered millions for massachusetts taxpayers. she went after big insurance companies, took on privator
edwards. you want to be around for >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com, the website working to improve the lives of local moms. this week we got together to help others. we put together emergency health kits for the people of haiti if you would like to make your own bags to send, go to momslikeme.com to find out what specific items need to be put in the bags. it is on the front page of momslikeme.com. >>> the former presidential candidate john edwards is involved in a tug of war over an alleged sex tape at the heart of a tell-all book. his former misstress is demanding the tape be returned. it was supposedly made while hunter was having her affair with edwards. hunter filed a lawsuit against him and his wife claiming they invaded her privacy. the judge granted a temporary retraining order preventing the tape to be released. >>> john travolta walked the red carpet in new york city with his wife to promote his new film to paris with love. shooting wrapped up days before jet travolta's death one year ago. >> work hard every day with our church on healing and kelly and i anneal have been w
carroll, the two-time pulitzer prize winner and biographies on lyndon johnson. peggy newnan "wall street journal" columnist who wrote ronald reagan's speeches and five best-selling books. and the author of some great biographies. among them about benjamin franklin and henry kissinger and sam tanenhaus author of a terrific new book "the death of conservatism." still surprisingly relevant. welcome to all of you. let me first begin with the poll numbers. one year into his presidency. i was looking at historical polls and he's roughly where reagan was, a little bit ahead of, actually, of clinton and behind both bushes 41 because of the collapse of the soviet union and 43 because of 9/11. i was struck by something else that i want to ask you guys about. they're all lower than eisenhower and kennedy who were in the high 60s, low 70s. is that about watergate and is that about the media and a different partisan climate or were eisenhower and kennedy kind of exceptional bipartisan moment in american history? >> i do think the poisonous atmosphere and everything helps to tear down a person's ratin
the blue. >>> i'm peggy fox. the website approved to make room for local moms. you can find encouragement in our weight loss health group. finally if you're looking for on momslikeme.com. >>> jay leno still feeling the heat after winning the late night fight with conan o'brien. >> now, the late night show is telling his side of the story to oprah winfrey. patty reports. >> reporter: have you talked to conan in person? >> not after all of this. >> reporter: jay and conan are the punch line of each other jokes for week. he's waiting for the dust to settle before the talks. >> reporter: it took a hit. >> reporter: you can do anything you want in life. >> yeah. unless jay leno wants to do it too. >> reporter: now, what seems to be the image repair mode, the late night star is sitting down for a daytime confessional. >> america has taken sides. a lot of people are not on your side. >> yeah, i understand that. he's got to tell his side of the story and remind people as to why they liked him in the first place and what it was that made him number one in the late night for a decade and a half. >>
county. peggy fox joins us live with more. >> reporter: well, lesli, that guilty verdict came down in the last hour, but they deliberated all day. is surgeon said that the brain is like an egg and if you shake it all day, you can not damage the yolk, however, another witness said that you do this and you do horrendous damage. >> noah had, um, noah had damage to his eyes. it was initially thought he might be completely blind. it appears he can see, all though not perfectly well. >> reporter: the doctor says that noah also suffered from seizures and the parents worry about brain damage. they blame their care giver. she took the stand telling the jury that she never shook him and he just went limp in his arms. >> this can happen. >> reporter: this witness says that it couldn't have been done. >> you can't shake a baby hard enough to do that. >> reporter: he believes that the bleeding in his brain and others is caused by an injury to the head when the baby is sweesed through the birth canal. >> that rotational causes the issues in brain, you don't get that kind of injury from what he i
. and "the wall street journal's" peggy noonan. >>> up next, david axelrod goes after karl rove. >>> plus, the late-night royal rumble gets worse. you have to see this clip. jimmy kimmel goes off on leno on leno's own show. and conan puts his show up for sale on craigslist. >> what a beautiful day from boston all the way to d.c. these are the warmest temperatures we've seen in weeks. 50s in d.c. nice and warm. in south texas, only bad weather. san antonio and houston, taking a look at the extended forecast. watched the rain today in texas. heads through the southeast on saturday. and then sunday, all the nasty weather heads up into new england. so plan your weekend accordingly, we could even see snow in interior new england. sunday, could be very, very messy. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 somewhere along the line, tdd# 1-800-345-2550 investors got lost in the shuffle. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 investment firms forgot whose money it is. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 enough is enough. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 it's time investors got what they deserve. tdd# 1-800-345-2550
on tape. we'll be back. >>> i'm peggy fox. several hundred moms have been sounding off about pat robertson's comment on why the earthquake happened to haiti. find out what they are saying and add your two cents on momslikeme.com. >> survivors gathered in the gold and snow to mark the 65th anniversary of its liberation. they marched among the barracks to honor the millions killed during world war ii. isreali prime minister later joined polish leaders at a neighboring camp for ceremonies marking international holocaust remembrance day. >> crews continue to search for two people they believe are trapped after this five story building collapsed in belgium. this morning's gas explosion touched off a fire that caused the building to crumble. 20 other people were hurt. >>> it was man's turn to be the best friend to a dog. a stranded canine was spotted on a floating iceberg out in the baltic ocean. scrambled into a raft and went to the rescue. they say you can tell the animal was very weak and nearly frozen. that dog was wrapped in a blanket and nursed back to health and now they are looking for
offender registry is dead after being tasered by police in arlington. as peggy fox reports, it happened just after 8:00 last night at the pentagon metro station after an officer spotted a shoplifting suspect. >> reporter: right here on the platform at the pentagon city metro station, a struggle took place. an arlington police officer had spotted this man, 36-year-old, william randolph of dc, wanted in a larceny at a nearby pharmacy. >> when the officer approached the suspect, the suspect became combative. >> reporter: the officer called for help. >> while the suspect and the officer were alone, he was still fighting. the officer deployed his taser. it didn't appear to have an affect on the suspect. >> reporter: a second officer arrived and handcuffed the suspect. as standard procedures for tasered deployment, the officers called for medics. >> when medics arrived, they transported the suspect to the the hospital and he was pronounced dead. >> reporter: he was released from prison two years ago after being convicted of the sex offense and other crimes. they recovered items on him believe
. >> this afternoon, irwin gomez and peggy iokim we questioned about the conversations they had with the salahis on the day of president obama's first state dinner. kimberly suiters has the story. >> reporter: two celebrity stylists here in d.c. received subpoenas last friday night asking them to appear before a grand jury investigating the matter of how the salahis got into the white house state dinner uninvited. irgon win good those and peggy m worked with the salahis, provided services for them, for nearly six hours the day of the state dinner. so that is the reason they're being called here today. around 11:15 this morning, the two stylists arrived as well as their representation to appear before the grand jury. and this was the scene the moment they arrived at the federal courthouse. sg >> good morning. >> how are you feeling? >> good. >> what e they going to say today? >> the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. >> how much was said in the salon about the dinner? >> i'm sorry, no comment. >> good morning. >> counsel. >> you're the attorney? >> yes. >> anything you can say this
. they did shed some light on what's going on with this case. >> gomez, along with peggy came to court in a stretch limo. a crowd of cameras from local and national networks swarmed around them. inside, we understand they met with the secret service along with u.s. attorneys. they met with the grand jury around 2:00, by 3:00, they were done. >> called to testify as back witnesses. >> we were not told what they spoke about, but it all stems from the night the salahi's entered the white house uninvited. >> i have never experienced it and i will never forget it. >> the day of event, the salahi's spent hours being groomed at the salon. two stylists worked on salahi's hair and makeup. >> this is a very stressful time for all. it's very much respected time that we have to show respect for the justice suspect, the white house, and everyone involved. >> as an american citizen, i'm here to serve my country. >> james will only say that they want to thank all of their loyal customers. under any other circumstances, the salon owners say they keep clients information private. >> i thank you
may occur. >>> i am peggy fox with moms like me.com. the web site working to improve the lives of local moms. this wednesday morning you're invited to help the people of haiti. we're making emergency health kits with soap, toothpaste and more. deis on what to do and where to go are on www.momslikeme.com. hope to see you wednesday. >>> two suspected car thieves are under arrest after a wild chase through las vegas this morning. investigators say police were checking out a report of an auto break-in when the driver took off. the vehicle sped through red lights and then went on the wrong side of the wrong way. the chase ended in a casino parking lot where a man and woman were taken into custody. >>> and the pilot of a small plane had to -- was forced into a -- was forced to land his air craft on the 11th hole of a houston golf course last night. air traffic controllers tried to help brandon ford make it to the airport but then he had to change course when it became obvious he just was not going to make it. >> they have a wonderful golf course here. it is very smooth fairways and n
of traffic will be open from 8:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. now here is peggy fox. >>> i'm peggy fox with moms like me .com. and here is a new years resolution you can make and keep with your children. make the world a greener place. with me now is anna sneed, the events coordinator of family magazine and she has some great earth smart craft ideas. thanks for joining us today. >> thanks for having us. >> we have bird feeders and we like to keep the birds and a lot of birds winter here and we see the cardinals and what not and we will make bird feeders. tell us how we do it? >> absolutely. two variations of a homemade bird feeder and the first one is more complex aimed for the older kids at home that might have a little more patience. and it is all made out of recycled materials which is great. a very green, if you will. this is what you need, a recycled milk carton or individual sized orange juice carten. >> they can bring it home from school. >> absolutely. and scissors and glue and a whole punch or a sharp pencil. and as well as a string. and you can use popsicle sticks obviously and empty it out
peggy is here as well. the shanahans are staying at snyder as home in potomac, maryland. while he's a top candidates still a lot of work to be done before a deal struck. lindsay czarniak has been told that it's highly unlikely an announcement will be made today, they still have a lot of details to work out, some meetings ahead of them still. the prospect of getting a two-time super bowl winning coach has many fans excited. certainly the talk of the town here exactly what will happen. a lot of people keeping a close eye here on redskins park to see if thetion hans show up here, if any additional meetings are held, any announcement happens today. a lot of speculation, a lot of excitement. we'll have more coming up in the next half hour. joe, back to you. >>> thanks very much. our time right now is 5:08. 28 degrees. researchers hope it's a breast cancer break through. >> what a new study says specific fruits fight the disease. >>> a side effect of winters in d.c. pot holes popping up across town. >>> and will we even hit freezing today? a check of the chilly forecast and traffic when
. and also, peggy iocom, she's referred to as a hair artist. they're both called to testify before a federal grand jury that's convened to investigate how michaele and tareq salahi got into the white house and whether or not they lied to government officials. the salahis, we understand, spent six hours in the irwin/gomez salahi and paid almost $250, not with a credit card, but numbers written down on a piece of paper. but they did pay, received hair, makeup, a lot of that time was taken up by the bravo film crews that accompanied them. you can imagine how much discussed about the upcoming state dinner in that salon on that afternoon. now, gomez has done in-house salon services for the first family. a spokesman told me they will do whatever they need to do to support the investigation and to protect the president and support government officials in this investigation. again, irwin gomez, celebrity stylist and peggy iocom, who helped with the salahis the night of the state dinner should be arriving here at the courthouse any minute. they are going to testify before a grand jury investigating t
told peggy fox that he and his family are doing well and they are relying on their faith. >>> the jim zorn firing has led to the retirement of an nfl coaching legend. redskins offensive line coach joe bugle has announced that he's retiring from the nfl. after 32 years, he's walking away this week. the team is planning to honor his career >>> and you can follow developing redskins coaching saga any time by going to our web site, www.wusa9.com check out our sports page for skins unsensorred. with indepth blogs about the changes at redskins park. >>> the wizards gilbert arenas now apologizes for the gun play inside a locker room at verizon center. arenas admits that he took out unloaded guns. he says it was part of a failed joke on a teammate. he did not specify the name of the teammate. the new york post reports that the gun play stemmed from arenas' losing $60,000 in a card game with his teammate javal mcgee. another teammate, javarus crittenton offered to front the money. and arenas says the gun joke came from when his leg was injured and crittenton offered to shoot him like an old ho
lotion can't. gold bond concentrated therapy. real medicine, ultimate healing. >>> i'm peggy fox with moms like me.com. the monday spotlight. we are here two weeks in to 2010 and the question today is how to keep your new year's resolution, especially if it has to getting fit. and with us a dietitian and editor of washington family magazine. how do we keep the resolutions? we have great intentions, get fit and exercise every day and then reality hits. didn't get enough sleep or whatever your kid is sick. what do you recommend. >> first thing is you have to keep yourself aware and the best thing to keep yourself aware, use a blackberry, notebook but write down, if you are talking about weight loss write down what you eat. >> we have a full screen and tips to show you. you say if you keep these three things, what will happen. >> you will be successful. the reason why is keeping a food log you are aware and eating breakfast, you feel your brain has more energy to think of what you need to do. >> reporter: and exercise 60 minutes of day. >> that's what the government recommends, 60 m
wednesday, january 20th. from 11:00 to 12:00. peggy fox and myself are going to host this at rsvp. we will do a panini with a soup. ramen noodle soup. >> kind of for kids. >> we will have the information on our website at wusa9.com. greg? >> thank you very much. >>> >> thank you. rsvp catering thing you can get the information about the wednesday meetup on momslikeme.com. >>> you know it might be the middle of winter but our next guest says now is the time to start thinking of summer camp for your child. the publisher of washington family magazine is in the momslikeme.com spotlight this morning. thank you for coming today. what are the benefits of camp? if parents haven't sent their kids off to camp yet or their kids are too little to go, what are the benefits. >> it is huge. they can focus on things they are interested in and not only enhance what they are interested in already but learn whether they are interested. camp is a great place to experiment and try out those things they may want to try out. >> should you go for a specialized camp or a camp that has everything. >> that depe
but as peggy fox reports, republican lawmakers say they won't let it happen. >> most virginiaians will see it as ludicrous. >> reporter: republican leaders are blasting outgoing governor's budget because it includes new taxes and fees that don't exist. >> he is looking at a billion to two billion dollars in extra taxes. virginiaians can't afford that. >> reporter: he says they won't approve the may be to reinstate the car tax or localities to impose a 1% surcharge on top of the state income tax. >> that hits virginia families smack in the pocketbook. >> reporter: but miramar grit relationship -- miramar garrett ripple says. >> it's good to have a variety of tax sources so no one segment of the community is hit more than another. >> reporter: if the legislature doesn't increase taxes or fees it must decrease spending. that is on top of millions in cuts and services and hundreds of layoffs in state governments already. >> nobody likes taxes but we can't have schools, roads, the wonderful public libraries that we have in arlington are fabulous. >> the most important thing a leader can do in t
as a baby. because of the quake devastation, peggy fox tells us the little girl will have her own home and family. it is only a matter of time now before they bring home their third child, 3-year-old aila from haiti. >> before they had their first child, mathis who is four they always knew they wanted to adopt. >> so many kids in the world need to be adopted why bring others in the world. we have since had our own biological child but we also knew we were going to do this. >> they adopted their second son from texas and have been trying to adopt aila since she was 2 years old. her mother found her in an orphanage. >> i'm excited to get to know her and have a little girl. i have two boys and a little girl would be great. >> 20 minutes after the quake they had an e-mail from the orphanage telling them all the children were okay and to reinforce that relatives actually saw aila in news coverage at the orphanage. >> my sister called and said i saw her drinking a bottle of water on tv. so that's just a relief. >> reporter: now they have learned that aila and other haitian orphans in the pro
with their elected offs as we found in little rock resident, peggy jones. we just hitting main street, what's your name and what do you think about the health care bill? >> my name is peggy jones and i have a definite opinion. i think it is not government's job to take care of us. government has taught us for years to depend on the government. look at the people in new orleans after katrina. those people had been taught by the government to wait on the government look what happens when you wait on the government. it is not government's job to take care of us. i which government would teach self reliance and independence. our country wasn't founded with the government that was here to take care of us. it is to protect us from foreign invasion so we can pursue our own happiness. it is not here to give us our happiness in any way, shape or form. certainly not with health care. i look at social security, medicare is about to go bankrupt. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: miss jones was not one of our first five folks we ran into here in arkansas. so as prompted, unedited as we found 'em, took 'em as they cam
point president obama is missing. we have one more. peggy, a lightning question, please. >> caller: how can the economy expand if it's advice with the federal government putting tax and regulations and the states on the other side who will raise taxes because they're forced to balance their budgets with only 80% of the population picking up the tab? >> we're out of time. >> peggy, you're right. i say destimulate the federal plan that taxes and regulates growth. it's exactly the wrong message. let's have some supply-side tax cuts instead. >>> coming up, my final thought. right now 1.2 million people are on sprint mobile broadband. 31 are streaming a sales conference from the road. 154 are tracking shipments on a train. 33 are iming on a ferry. and 1300 are secretly checking email on vacation. that's happening now. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com.  now get a free 3g/
guilty of violently take shaking a child in her care. peggy fox was the court when the sentence was delivered. >> she betrayed us and my son. >> reporter: erin and michael's 13-month-old child noah doesn't look injured today but a brain hemorrhage he suffered a year ago has left him with serious vision problems, regular seizure and irreversible damage. >> irreversible dodge to my son. we have a life sentence to live with. she does not. >> reporter: they convicted her day care provider of felony child abuse and child endangerment. it found the mother of two, who had run a day care for five years and received training in child care and cpr shook noah so violently that it caused his brain to bleed. >> everyone has a breaking point. she admits the child was crying. she admits she picked the child up and said why are you crying? if a child is crying, seth it down and walk away. >> she denied shaking noah and said he went limp. she performed cpr and called 911. >> the they tried to prove she couldn't have done it challenging the science behind shaken baby syndrome. >> no injuries to n
. it starts operating tomorrow. and we have a new train with peggy fox, and a ride. >> reporter: the new train service at dulles international airport is finally up and running. >> i remember when there was no subway. >> reporter: no, not metro rail. that's still in the works. this is aero train. starting tomorrow, it will whisk passengers from the terminal to their concourse in no time. >> this is the thing they have been planning for like 15 years. >> reporter: that's right. the underground tunnel and four- mile train track has taken eight years to build. at a cost of $1.5 billion. the train takes passengers to the ab and c concourses and replacing the mobile lounges which have been around since dulles opened in 1962. >> 30 years ago it was like a cow farm and were you going somewhere far and it didn't matter and this would be magnificent. >> reporter: the ride from the terminal to your concourse takes under two minutes. that's a big improvement from the people movers which could take up to 5 minutes. >> the mobile lounges are operating on the surface and trying to share the same pavement a
the celebrated champions known by their first names alone. peggy, dorothy, kristi. now with sasha out the focus turns to a new generation of teens. >> she nailed that landing. >> reporter: 17-year-old rachael flatt, a high school senior from colorado springs, placed first in the u.s. figure skating championships. >> competition in, competition out, she's just in to stay focused. >> reporter: 16-year-old mirai nagasu from southern california placed second. a surprise but not so much for nagasu's winning coach, determined to toughen her up. >> remember the no-cry rule. >> in rachael flatt you have a great athlete. in mirai nagasu you have an artist. they are eminently capable and eminently deserving. >> reporter: and undeniably underdogs. but underdogs have captured the gold bere. sarah hughes did in 2002. >> in the olympics anything, and i mean anything is possible. >> reporter: in vancouver it'll be up to these american teenagers. now the nation's best hope on ice. rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. >>> that's nbc "nightly news" for this sunday. here's anne curry now with a look at what's ahead
than 30 years ago. >> peggy byrd's boss said if the saints made their way to the super bowl, he would pay for the game. her boss put it in writing back in 1979. he says he regrets the wager. but intends to make good on it. >> good for him. >>> up next, the stories we'll be following today. >> it's being called the louisiana watergate. a scandal involving a senator, alleged intruders and her telephone lines. ( "sleigh ride" playing ) pretty. ( laughs ) there we go. ( phone rings, laughter ) ♪ ( phone rings ) victory starts now. with the special k challenge, you can lose up to 6 pounds... in 2 weeks. now with so many delicious ways to be victorious. lose up to 6 pounds in 2 weeks. join us at specialk.com. lhow about a newnds sometcustom media cabinet from ethan allen?r with savings like thes.. it's never been easier well made well priced well worth it ethan allen... extraordinary savings. limited time. i'm a free runner... ...national champion gymnast... ...martial aist... and a stuntwoman. if you want to be incredible, ! eat incredible. announcer: eggs. incredible energyfor body and
the contract was finalized, mike and peggy shanahan and dan snyder went out to celebrate last night at the palm restaurant in tysons corner. they eventually raised the blinds and told us we get a glimpse of the celebration. mike shanahan said he is excited to get going. >> i am excited. it is great to be here. thanks for being here. >> mike shanahan won back-to- back super bowls. mike shanahan wanted control. he will work with bruce allen. he will have complete authority over football operations. he wanted to make sure his son kyle will take over the offense. have a great day, everybody. >>> fans are hoping this new head coach can bring the team back from the brink. >> matt brock is live at redskins park with that side of the story. >> fans may be suspicious of the seventh coach in 10 years. this team thistwo at the top -- this team of two do bring some light at the end of the tunnel. >> i think it will work. we need continuity. we changed every year. >> i think mike shanahan has the experience. he will be demand for the job. " virtually every fan we talked to talk about giving the coach of the
-- peggy, dorothy christy. now the focus turns to a new generation of teens. >> she hung on to that landing. >> 17-year-old rachael flat, a high school senior from colorado springs, placed first in the u.s. figure skating championship. >> competition in. competition out. stays focused. >> a 16-year-old from southern california placed second, a surprise but not so much for the winning coach determined to toughen her up. >> no tears. >> remember the no cry rule. >> in rachael you have a great athlete. in mariah you have an artist. >> and undeniably underdogs, but underdogs have captured the gold before. sarah hughes did in 2002. >> in the olympics anything, and i mean anything, is possible. >> in vancouver, it will be up to these american teenagers, now the nation's best hope on ice. rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. >> and you can catch the vancouver winter olympics here on wbal-tv starting february 12. you can also follow each day's competition on our website, wbaltv.com. just click on sports. it is 5:27. coming up in our next half-hour of 11 news today -- >> baltimore city police make thre
. the stylist who did michaele salhi's hair will testify. peggy ioakim and the salon owner were subpoenaed. tareq and michaele salahi could be charged with lying. >> most americans wouldn't mind walking through a body scanner before boarding a plane. according to a newstudy. 78% of air travellers favor plans to install scanners at airports. these scanners may have been able to detect the bomb making materials that umar farouk abdulmutallab carried on board on a flight to detroit christmas day. those opposed say they show too much. the government plans to install about 300 scanners at airports later this year. meanwhile the tsa is trying to figure out how a man got on board a midwest airlines flight with a bag of shotgun shells. the unidentified man is gun dealer who says he forgot about the shells until his plane was taxiing to the runway in wisconsin. he alerted a flight attendant about his mistake. the flight was delayed about 45 minutes while he was rescreened. joe? >> mark mcgwire has admitted he did use steroids. the former star slugger came clean what many in baseball have suspected
? >> well, i mean, who's to blame? we hold the president responsible. he owns, you know -- peggy noonan wrote this -- he owns the presidency. he can't just always blame it on the preceding -- he owns the presidency. his stimulus program was lousy, his health care program was lousy, the whole series of programs was lousy, and it means they don't know how to govern. it's not a campaign anymore. he's been on television so many times, nobody wants to listen to him anymore. his audience has dropped by a half. that is damaging to him. he's got to understand he's the president now. he's not a campaigner. and he's got to have a series of programs and he's got to do it in a way where they have a chance to work. >> so, does he need to do what bill clinton did at some point in his presidency after the '94 election. like, wait a minute now, let's look at this. >> right. >> he would go into the oval office, shut the down, and whatever time he was able to use to contemplate bigger issues, he'd also pick up the phone, call outsiders out of washington, get some advice from them. i mean, what about the
at the white house. the story is coming up. >> i'm peggy fox with momsliked me.com. several moms are having issues with potty training. have you been there? can you help? or maybe you have another concern other moms can help you with. we would love to hear from you on momslikeme.com. >>> this time out of prince george's county. sky 9 over the scene of a downed electrical tower on eagle harbor road near highway 381. we are just getting a look at this video for you too. we are told a dump truck veered off the road and veered into the tower. the road is closed. no word on power outages or injuries. we will of course continue to monitor this story and bring you more when we get it in. >>> kids these days are plugged in and then some. a new study finds children spend more than 7.5 hours a day either online using a smart phone watching t.v. or some other electronic device compares with 6.5 hours five years ago. this multi tasking is also on the rise. 7th to 12th graders that say they multitask most of the time using these mediums. a high of 47%. about music. down to a low of 22% who say that abou
'm peggy fox with mom mom, the website working to improve the lives of local moms. this week we got together to help others. we put together health kits for the people of haiti and gathered items requested by relief organizations like soap, wash cloths, toothbrushes and band-aids and sealed them in individual bags to send to haiti. our turnout was great and the work went fast. >> there is always steve in the world, man made and natural strife and we have to hit the balance by working for the greater good and thisaway we are trying to do today. >> anything we can do for our communities, be it a local or world community is what we need to do. >> reporter: we will be taking the bags to the annandale united methodist church that will send them out this week. if you would like to make your own bags to send go to momslikeme.com to find out what specific items need to be put in the bags. it is on the front page of momslikeme.com. >> imagine waking up to find your car completely encased in ice. that's what a woman in iowa woke up to yesterday. a pipe burst on the street where amber posh par
. wackenschdol. fiber one chewy bars. cardboard no. delicious yes. >>> i'm peggy fox. and have you ever been stumped on what to get a new mom and her baby? we've got some great suggestions on momslikeme.com. >>> the music world, mourning the death of teddy who died yesterday just outside of philadelphia. eight months after undergoing surgery for colon cancer. turned out the lights and loved tko, nearly ten albums reach the platinum status. he was 59 years old. >>> supporters of gay marriage in the district have march 2 circled on their calendars when law legalizing same-sex marriages is expected to go into effect. they threw out the opponents. >>> and they want to bring love and even little lust to the nations capitol. they go that from the dateline. sworn in as the city's secretary of the department of love and relationships for this month long campaign to encourage romance. >>> all right, coming up. i want to cut your power bill in living smart. how your favorite home technology is costing you and how to save your money. >>> well, this is the document that gilbert arenas was hoping to neve
street. o >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. are you in debt? local moms have ideas to lower your debt. go to momslikeme.com to see how other moms have done it. >> that's the website, momslikeme.com. stocks closed higher today on wall street. the dow is up 53 points to close at 10,680. the nasdaq rose 25 points and the s & p 500 climbed 9 points. >> leading bankers are in washington to talk about the financial crisis. and while admitting to pass the stakes, they are defending some of the largest bonuses and compensation packages ever. alexis has more. >> there are four of wall street's powerful players. on capitol hill, to explain the financial meltdown, the bank chief admitted to making mistakes. >> the most horrible thing of this crisis, what has happened to consumers, to individuals, in the mortgage market. >> but they took some tough criticism, especially goldman sacks for selling mortgage investments, which it knew could fail. >> sounds to me a little bit like selling a car with faulty brakes. >> even though these banks repaid the government money, the white house is wo
. he was joined by his wife, peggy, and the two were taken by limousine to dan snyder's home where i'm told they did discuss terms of a contract into the evening. the parties expected to get into more serious talks this morning and this morning his agent flew into town. right now, nothing completed but jim zorn believes the building blocks are in place to produce a winner. >> i wouldn't speculate on mike. i would just speculate on the next head coach. my hope is that he sees that there was a pretty good foundation on that -- on our side of the building some something to grow with, not something to sort of go, oh, we've got to start all over. start from scratch. i think there's -- i think there's a nucleus there. will there be a lot of changes? sure. there will be a lot of changes. and there would have been some if i was here. no question about it. but, you know, he'll -- whoever that guy is, he's going to have a great organization to work with. i know that. and he's going to have an unbelievable fan base to work with. i know that as well. >> jim zorn is right, change is coming. we'll
wife, peggy, and then the two were taken by limo to dan snyder's home where they discussed terms of a contract into the evening. the parties expect to get into more serious contract talks as the evening progresses. as of right now, no deal has been completed. we've got much more coming up in sports. >>> good evening. bob ryan, storm center4. we've got a mixture of sunshine and clouds. those passing snow flurries early this morning. our cold pattern continues here in washington. we made it up to 37, which feels better than it did over the weekend. on the other hand, our average high, 43 degrees. look at the morning low temperatures. only made it into the low 20s. right now already it is below freezing again for folks out around winchester. still a bit of a breeze. not that howling gale, but with northwesterly winds, the windchills are into the teens. so overnight tonight, we may see a few more passing nsnow flurries. temperatures tomorrow into the low 20s. we may see a little bit of snow of our own. i'll tell you about that. and the outlook into the weekend, too. any break in this
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